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MSNBC
Dec 27, 2012 1:00pm PST
mitch mcconnell is actually speaking about the fiscal cliff. let's take a listen. >> we'll see what the president has to propose. members on both sides of the aisle will review it, and then we'll decide how best to proceed. hopefully, there's still time for an agreement of some kind that saves the taxpayers from a wholly, wholly preventable economic crisis. mr. president, i yield the floor. >> the majority leader. >> i'm not sure my distinguished republican counterpart has followed what has taken place in the house of representatives. the house, as reported lie the press and we all know, one of the plans that didn't have a name, it wasn't plan "b," i don't know what plan it was because they've had a number over there, but this plan was to show the american people that the $250,000 ceiling on raising taxes wouldn't pass in the house. why didn't they have that vote? because it would have passed. they wanted to kill it. the speaker wanted to show everybody that it wouldn't pass the house. but he couldn't bring it up for vote because it would have passed. republicans, a myriad of republ
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2012 1:00pm PST
couple days like in the fiscal cliff conversations, it feels like the republicans don't actually -- they didn't get the memo, they lost, aged they lost big, right? >> they lost big. because they don't have a big tent, they have a very small tent, it definitely seems they don't understand that we've continued on their -- first they're the party of the wealthy. that's one major reason they lost. we continued on that with the fiscal cliff. they also lost because they became the party of illegitimate rape where liberals and democrats are once fighting a losing battle. now it's become what do we do in the case of rape and incest which is a total losing thing for them. >> when you're barely -- when you've barely had sex basically. >> right. now we're dealing with the party of glocks. when liberals try to take away everyone's guns, that's a losing argument for democrats. now it's everybody has a right to get a glock or bushmaster. i don't know if that's a winning argument long term or is good for the country. >> did the republicans learn anything? is there any lesson you would advise them to take into 2013? >> you know, i think that -- it's like dealing with c
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
spot there. >> it is. hey, karen. >> hey. wel get to the fiscal cliff in just a moment. we understand that you've just gotten word that the president is actually getting updates on the condition of former president rw bush. what can you tell us about that sfl. >> that's right. according to a senior official, president obama has been kept up to date on the condition of former president bush. he is recovering. he spent christmas in the hospital. doctors kept him there after concern that his fever was increasing. now, the senior administration officials won't confirm who's updating president obama. karen, it's not unusual for a sitting president to be kept in the loop when this type of situation arouss. when a former president is ill. so we are being told he has been kept in the loop. and of course the entire white house watching quite closely and everyone hoping he makes a full recovery soon. doctors have said they are cautiously optimistic. that former president bush will recover. so everyone with the white house sharing that opinion. >> and our prayers are with him as i'm sure the president's are. so kristen, just switching gears here. there's been no action on the fiscal cliff in the last few days. you've got the president coming back. you've got boehner and the hou
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